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MNI BRIEF: Sweden Financial Regulator Sees Stability Risks Up

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Sweden's financial regulator highlights rising financial stability risks, notably in real estate, and falling household consumption

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Sweden is seeing increasingly elevated financial stability risks, Sweden's financial regulator Finansinspektionen (FI), highlights in its latest report, as rising debt interest costs feed through to lower household demand and overly leveraged commercial real estate companies need to lower debt levels as property prices decline.

FI called on property companies to reduce debt and it foresaw Swedish households rising debt interest costs hitting consumption and reducing economic activity ahead. While the marked fall in risk appetite should reduce financial stability in the medium term, in the short term it is pushing them higher, FI warned.

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Sweden is seeing increasingly elevated financial stability risks, Sweden's financial regulator Finansinspektionen (FI), highlights in its latest report, as rising debt interest costs feed through to lower household demand and overly leveraged commercial real estate companies need to lower debt levels as property prices decline.

FI called on property companies to reduce debt and it foresaw Swedish households rising debt interest costs hitting consumption and reducing economic activity ahead. While the marked fall in risk appetite should reduce financial stability in the medium term, in the short term it is pushing them higher, FI warned.

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